Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2022

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – Safety grant-end of year
    1. Property & Land Use –Old Village Hall maintenance, MC parking lot, solar farm
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, spotlight for flag
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets –tank inspection-Aug., well rehab
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds –
    1. Cellcom charges
  10. New Business

A: bank loan

B: Sewer rate increase

C: Next meeting – August 22, 2022

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, August 1, 2022

July 25, 2022 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 25, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 25, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
Trustees Schmidt & Behm were absent.
Also present: Conner Opper
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
The charges for Cellcom need to be reviewed.
President Sprague spoke with Banner Banks in regard to borrowing $30,000.00 for EMS funding. A resolution will be prepared for the next meeting.
DNR looked at the pond. We can turn over management of pond to them when our license runs out.
Work is still in progress for the well rehab.
Testing requirements have changed for the sewer plant. A rate increase will need to be applied for.
New blacktop on Main Street and Hwy N looks nice.
The Board reviewed the ordinance for parks and recreation.
We will add $25.00 late fee to contract for Matsche Center use if renter’s pick up keys late.
E. Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve operator’s licenses for Colleen Sutte, Paige Lewis & Samuel Salyers. Roll call vote – all yes
Building permit applications were received from Robert Hannawell, Allan Beran, Jeremy Beran & SCHA.
The Board approved Chris Jensen to take time off without pay as long as someone is available for coverage.
Next meeting August 8, 2022.
Dombrowski/Klumpyan m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

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Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – Safety grant-end of year
    1. Property & Land Use –Old Village Hall maintenance, MC parking lot, solar farm
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, spotlight for flag, fish
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets –tank inspection-Aug., well rehab
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds –
  10. New Business

A: Chris time off with no pay

B:

C: Next meeting – August 8, 2022

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, July 18, 2022

7/11/22 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 11, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 11, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Conner Opper, Chris Jensen, Richard Gruber
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Richard Grubar stated he has received both his garbage carts.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
The Old Village Hall has water leaking into the basement.
President Sprague spoke to the attorney in regard to the solar farm.
Garbage cans need to be put back outside at Matsche Center.
The privacy fence at the ball park looks very nice.
DNR approval for Well 4 rehab has been granted. Work should be done by the end of the week.
County will be working on Main Street this week.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to fill, roll and layer 145′ on Lyons Rd for $4,500.00. Roll call vote – all yes.
LRIP grant was approved in the amount of $9,575.25.
E.Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to grant Class B wine license to Schairer Autumn Acres for August-October. Roll call vote – all yes
1 Village property is in foreclosure proceedings by the County.
Second payment of $40,925.40 was received for ARPA funds.
Conner’s phone and insurance have been taken care of.
Discussion was held about the loss of water and wondering how many swimming pools are being filled.
Trustee Dombrowski presented a draft letter that could be sent to residents with ES funding information.
President Sprague has a meeting at the bank tomorrow for the EMS funding loan.
A couple of Village properties have building projects in the works and have not obtained building permits.
A credit card for Village purchases should be applied for.
Receipts for June were reported.
Next meeting July 25, 2022.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – Safety grant
    1. Property & Land Use –Old Village Hall maintenance
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark ground base, spotlight for flag, fish
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets –tank inspection-Aug., well rehab
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds –
    1. Conner phone & insurance
  10. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – July 25, 2022

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Tuesday, July 5, 2022

6/27/22 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 27, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 27, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Conner Opper, Chris Jensen, Richard Gruber, George Lenzner
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
George Lenzner Shawano County Chief Deputy introduced himself as a candidate for Sheriff.
Richard Grubar stated he only received one garbage cart.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
Complaint was received in regard to the Matsche Center not being cleaned. Deposits will be required for non-profits. Clerk will notify previous user about not cleaning up.
It was recommended to purchase more street cones with safety grant funds.
Work still needs to be done on old Village Hall.
Board went outside to view heaving blacktop in parking lot of Matsche Center.
There doesn’t appear to be any fish in the pond.
Merry go rounds and windmill need to be greased.
Behm/R.Resch m/s/c to approve Class A licenses to Remington Oil & Dolgencorp. Class B license to Chet & Emil’s. Cigarette licenses to Remington Oil, Dolgencorp & Chet & Emil’s. Operator’s licenses to Reid Praslowicz, Allison Praslowicz, Ed Resch, April Resch, Robert Ecker, Cindy Lex, Dorothy Resch, Carla Blumenberg, Alan Jones, Tanya Opper, Deann Waldner, Crystal Lemke & Jeremy Timm. Roll call vote – all yes with E. Resch abstaining.
Conner needs to submit proof of insurance to Clerk.
Klumpyan/Schmidt m/s/c to borrow $30,000.00 for EMS funding. Roll call vote – all yes.
A phone line needs to be added for Conner Opper.
Discussion was held in regard to a Village resident having a solar farm developed on their property.
Klumpyan/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt resolution #22-06-01 for CMAR. Roll call vote – all yes.
Next meeting July 11, 2022.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to adjourn at 9:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING
VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022
Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.
7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    a. Finance & Insurance – Safety grant
    b. Property & Land Use –Old Village Hall maintenance
    c. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark ground base, spotlight for flag, fish
    d. Water/Sewer/Streets –tank inspection-Aug., well rehab
    e. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    f. Clerk communications
    g. ARPA funds –
    h. Conner phone
  10. New Business
    A:
    B:
    C: Next meeting – July 11, 2022

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.
Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK
Posted Monday, June 20, 2022

6/13/22 Board minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 13, 2022
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 13, 2022 at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Conner Opper, Chris Jensen, Luke Reimer, Rich Resch & Richard Gruber
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Rich Resch informed the Board that a privacy fence in memory of Dave Resch will be installed at the ball park.
Richard Grubar asked for zoning on his property at 190 Cty Rd N be changed to just residential, not commercial.
Minutes were read and approved.
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to approve bills. Roll call vote – all yes.
A $100 League of WI Municipalities insurance dividend was received.
The ambulance service will be remodeling the old village hall to allow overnight stays.
A complaint was received in regard to grass and rodents around PJ’s Pub.
The pond at Birchwood Park needs to be sprayed regularly. Trustee Schmidt will get quotes for fish. Contact DNR in regard to shocking pond for fish count.
E.Resch/Dombrowski m/s/c to rehab well #4 with a new submersible pump and base for $14,094. Roll call vote – all yes.
Schmidt/Behm m/s/c to grant picnic license to St. Philomena’s for August 14th. Roll call vote – all yes. Paperwork has been received from Birnamwood Baseball Team.
Fireworks permit was approved for Bruce Mitchell.
Another ARPA deposit in the amount of $40,925.40 will be received in June. We need to allocate funds by 2024 and use them by 2026.
Another phone line will be added for Conner Opper.
Trustee Dombrowski submitted information on how EMS funding is raised elsewhere. We need to educate the communities on the importance of keeping our department in service. Vote YES to EMS!
Chris & Conner have been working on replacing boards on the picnic tables. Edges need to be sanded.
Receipts for May were reported.
Schmidt/Klumpyan m/s/c to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance – Safety grant
    1. Property & Land Use –Old Village Hall maintenance
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – ballpark wheelchair access, ballpark ground base, spotlight for flag,
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets –tank inspection-Aug., well rehabs
    1. Ordinances – review/adopt ordinances?
    1. Clerk communications
    1. ARPA funds –
    1. Conner phone & truck use
  10. New Business

A:

B:

C: Next meeting – June 13, 2022

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2022